Davy Jones Charters

With 5 decades of experience, Davy Jones Charters is the longest-running charter fishing service in Panama City, Florida. If a person’s name can say something about his life than Dave E Jones was destined to become a captain. He bought his first boat in 1970 and hasn’t stopped guiding since.

Capt. Dave welcomes you aboard “The Lady B,” his 52’ flybridge boat. The Lady B is one of the nicest charter boats in the area and features 8 large comfortable bunks, an air-conditioned cabin, and a full-sized restroom. The boat is powered by twin 450 HP Cummins engines. She can comfortably accommodate large parties of up to 18 passengers. However, only 13 guests can fish at the same time.

Depending on your fishing spots you’ll target various fish species, such as Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, Sailfish, Wahoo, Barracuda, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Bonito, and many more. Capt. Dave will show you different techniques, from trolling and bottom fishing, to heavy tackle and deep sea fishing.

The crew will provide your Penn fishing equipment. Live bait is included in the price only if you catch it along the way but not if the captain buys it before the trip. There’s a fish market at the pier, where your catch can be cleaned for a small fee.

Davy Jones Charters offer fishing trips year round. They have hundreds of happy customers, gained over almost 5 decades, to vouch for their professionalism and competence. With Capt. Dave at the helm, you can only have an amazing day!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – High Season
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 1 Aug
    $2,040
    up to 6 persons
    + $120
    each additional person
    This trip is a real treat for hardcore anglers! Spend 12 hours with Capt. Dave and his crew for an amazing offshore adventure. Target Sailfish, Wahoo, Barracuda and many more species. If you're trolling, note that only 4 lines can be out at the same time.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 2 Aug - 31 May
    $1,920
    up to 6 persons
    + $120
    each additional person
    If you're really into fishing, this trip will soothe your appetite! Capt. Dave will provide your fishing equipment for this offshore adventure. Catch some live bait on your way out and then get ready for the real deal: Sailfish, Barracuda, Wahoo, and many more.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – High Season
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 2 Aug
    $1,700
    up to 6 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    If a full day trip is not enough, there's always the extended option. This trip will give you enough time to head out offshore and target big game fish, such as Sailfish, Wahoo, Barracuda, and many more. Your captain will provide fishing equipment, you should bring your snacks and drinks for the day.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    Seasonal trip available 2 Aug - 31 May
    $1,600
    up to 6 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    This extended full day trip gives you enough time to head out offshore and target the real deal: Wahoo, Sailfish, Barracuda, and many more. If you're interested in trolling, please note that only 4 people can do that at the same time.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – High Season
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 2 Aug
    $1,360
    up to 6 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    This full-day trip can take you to the nearshore and offshore fishing grounds. Catch some live bait on your way out and then target big game fish: Sailfish, Snapper, Barracuda, Wahoo, Kingfish, Amberjack, and many more. Captain Dave will provide your fishing equipment.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 2 Aug - 31 May
    $1,280
    up to 6 persons
    + $80
    each additional person
    Spend this day the best way possible - fishing! Head out nearshore or offshore and target Snapper, Grouper, Barracuda, Wahoo, Kingfish, and many more. You'll mainly use Penn fishing equipment, that the captain will provide.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – High Season
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 1 Aug
    $1,020
    up to 6 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    Bring your fishing buddies along and have a trip of a lifetime! The boat is very spacious and there's enough room for 13 people to fish at the same time. Spend the day with a captain with almost 5 decades of experience.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    Seasonal trip available 2 Aug - 31 May
    $960
    up to 6 persons
    + $60
    each additional person
    Come aboard The Lady B and have an amazing day on the water. Catch some live bait at the beginning of the trip and then target the trophy: Snapper, Grouper, Kingfish, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, and many more. Bring some snacks and drinks for the day, your captain will provide everything else.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trolling Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 2 Aug - 31 May
    $640
    up to 6 persons
    + $40
    each additional person
    Half day trips are the best option if you're bringing your kids along. The boat is spacious enough to accommodate up to 18 people and has a lot of space for relaxing. The cabin is airconditioned and great for guests that don't want to fish the whole time.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trolling Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 2 Aug - 31 May
    $640
    up to 6 persons
    + $40
    each additional person
    Spend this afternoon with your family or a group of friends on The Lady B. The boat is spacious and comfortable enough for all members of the group, including the ones who may not be interested in fishing. Your main targets will be Snapper, Grouper, Kingfish, Amberjack, and many more.

About the Captain

Dave E Jones
Panama City Beach, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
ID & License verified
7 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since March 2019
Dave has been a captain for 49 years. He got his first boat in 1970. His dad was also a captain, so guiding kind of runs in the family. He loves being on the water and teaching people how to fish. With five decades of experience, he has the longest-running charter fishing service in Panama City, Florida.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Bonito Bonito
Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Davis Boatworks (Flybridge) originally built in 1990, and restored in 2008. Powered by 2 450HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 16 knots.

Length
52 ft
Capacity
18 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 14 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.76
out of 5 stars from 7 reviews
Boat
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Experience
Great trip
Angler Rating
6
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
83%
Friendly captain
83%
Recommend this charter
86%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Richard D.
Winder, GA
 5.00
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Great trip

VERIFIED   NEW  September 7, 2019
On fish all day! Capn and Ron were both great. Limited on amberjack and vermillion snapper
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Carl W.
Winder, Georgia
 5.00
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   August 6, 2019
We had a blast with Captain Dave and Ron. The boat was great and our boys (ages 4-7) absolutely loved every moment of it. We...
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Cody P.
Gardendale, AL
 5.00
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VERIFIED   August 3, 2019
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John W.
Midlothian, TX
 5.00
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VERIFIED   July 22, 2019
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Angela D.
Orlando, FL
 5.00
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VERIFIED   July 4, 2019
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